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. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. colin kaepernick keeps it, foals everybody. colin kaepernick, what a game. >> kaepernick answer his critics in record-setting style as he leads the san francisco 49ers to a demonstratenant playoff victory over the green bay packers. good evening, i'm ken wayne.
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>> hello everyone i'm heather holmes. for the record second year in a row the san francisco 49ers are heading to the nfc championship. quarterback colin kaepernick leads the tale to that huge victory over the packers. a live look at candlestick, which as you can see in the live pictures still lit up after tonight's game. eric rasmussen outside of the stick to talk to the fans. >> reporter: you can still feel the energy and excitement out here. it's a good thing everybody is in a good mood, because they have a long way to wait trying it make their way out of candlestick park. i did talk to a couple of traffic officers and they say everybody this they encounter has behaved for the most part.
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the party still going on tonight. we actually met up with this group from petaluma and santa rosa before the game and caught up with them again after the big victrism you see the celebration going on there. tonight some fans told me they felt like there was more energy at candlestick park and we saw plenty of it right after the game tonight. >> niners no. 1, baby! we're coming for the super bowl. >> oh, man, it was scary in the beginning, but they pulled it out. >> reporter: turned into quite a party. >> oh, yeah, it turned into i party. >> reporter: you are brave wearing the cheese heads. >> i don'taffeta know, it's a little intimidating. >> reporter: you saw a little heckling, good- natured heckling of the cheeseheads there. we actually saw a couple niner fans give a hug to a dejected packers fan. it's nice to see that.
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we're still monitoring the traffic as people make their way out, but a big party celebrating that huge niner playoff victory. live in san francisco, eric rasmussen. >> winning makes you charitable, eric. [ laughter ] infred inglis with the highlights. at the candlestick, colin kaepernick and aaron rodgerss and there he is. colin kaepernick. kaepernick after throwing an interception for a touchdown comes right back with a 25-yard touchdown. that is his strength. ties the game at 7. set a
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single game record for quarterbacks, and threw for 263 yard, tied 14-all when he rifles to michael crabtree. niners led at halftime. niners ran for 320 yards a team and again, kaepernick ran for 111 of them. a 56-yard touchdown, 49ers win the divisional game, 45-31 and it wasn'taffeta that it was not that close of you can bet that colin kaepernick who ran for 181 yards today a record. te play atlanta right here on sunday on fox 2. >> he just elevated himself in the national football league. >> forget rg3 and forget cam newton. forget michael vick. this is a guy ho is setting a
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new paradigm as a quarterback. how you run that read option and he strong. he is fast. and he is something to watch. >> sure is. >> thank you, fred. thank you, fred, bart today decided to delay maintenance work this evening that would have caused major delays for fans heading to and from the niners game. a spokesperson says the work was uptowned from 8:00 to start at 10:00 tonight. to accommodate all the increase in passengers. riders who use bart after 10:00 tonight may experience some delays and some you may need to transfer trains to reach your destination. >> i hope it's a game changer. coming up a little bit later at 10:30, protecting players on the gridiron. the pioneering study being done at stanford that aims to unlock the mystery behind concussion. another live report on the 49ers coming up at 10:30, but right now we want to tell you about the flu, which is on the
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rise across the country. a bay area hospital is taking precautions as the concerns grow about the flu's effects in the bay area. kaiser was overrun with patients today. debora. >> reporter: ken, kaiser won'taffeta give us any numbers, but admits it's seeing an uptick in flu and rsv, a respiratory virus aggravated by cold weather. masks were given to people walking into kaiser's emergency room today to keep sickness from spreading any faster than it will be. >> they said it's important you put these on because the flu is so widespread right now. >> reporter: e flu spray and shots are in big demand suddenly as the bay area catches what the rest of the nation has had for weeks. fever, aches, sore throats and coughs. new york state today declared a public health emergency, with least a dozen flu deaths
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including two children. some say these outbreaks have been already peaked. >> take a deep breath for me. >> reporter: but california is still holding its breath, because no one nose how hard it will hit here. >> i think 20, 30 people in the waiting area. >> reporter: harris khan found kaiser's waiting room swamped he brought his mother in this morning. another patient told us that facility was over capacity and seeing patients in makeshift treatment areas in the hallways. but our inquiries brought a witt statement from cares saying in part, "we have seen an increase in number of patients being admitted to our hospitals in the last few days and we're appropriately staffed and handling this influx of patients." the khan family is glad their 65-year-old mother was admitted so her flu symptoms can be watched overnight and her son is glad he cot got his flu shot. >> i did and my mom didn'taffeta. that was a bad thing. next year she is getting one. >> reporter: we went by the santa clara valley regional medical center tonight to see if they are
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getting a surge in flu, but they were happy to report no, no new cases today. reporting live in santa clara, debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news flavor contra costa county elementary school is dealing with an outbreak of norovirus. officials say teams of cleaners are disinfecting the school over the weekend. we'll show you a live picture of the bay bridge on this very chilly saturday night. temperatures are set to dip into the 20s overnight in some locations in the bay area. and for a third night in a row a freeze warning will be in effect for parts of the bay area. in danville temperatures dipped down to freezing overnight. people woke up to this frosty scene this morning. drivers had to scrape ice off their windshields and we're not done with the cold weather least not just yet.
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>> let's check in with our meteorologist mark tamayo and you said this may continue for some time-over the next few mornings, the temperatures in a few neighborhoods in the 10:00 hour close to freezing that. is a good sign that we'll have 20s to talk about first thing sunday morning. you see the current numbers, san josi 39 degrees. livermore, 35. but already a few low 30s to report towards fairfield and santa rosa. at the airport, 33 degrees. another frost advisory begins sunday morning at 2:00, lasting until 8:00 for basically the bay shoreline to reflect temperatures in the low 30s. and once again a freeze warning beginning at 2:00 to preflect temperatures back down to the mid-20s to right around 30 degrees to start your sunday morning. coming up, we'll take a detailed look at numbers for your neighborhoods and warming in the five-day forecast. >> well, not just the bay area
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dealing with this cold weather. a heavy traveled freeway in los angeles forced its closure. grapevine segment of i-5 was shut down for hours. as this cold snap continues tomorrow. with follow mark, bill and the rest of our ktvu meteorologists on-line. they are posting forecasts updates on twitter and fairway. well, the crossroads of the west gun show is underway at the cow palace in daly city. the two-day event features a variety of gun and ammunition for sale. the show drew thousands of people, despite the current tenor over the gun laws there were no protesters at the event. >> we had no ideas that we would have the kind of crowds that we had. people are urn turning out in record numbers.
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we'll have 300% of our best crowd ever. >> while there snow limit on how much ammunition attendees can purchase, there is a ten- day waiting period for anyone who wants to buy a gun. alameda county sheriff's deputies continued to search for an inmate who escape from custody yesterday morning. officials say 31-year-old robbery suspend anthony hoskins managed to slip out of his restraints while he was being transported to a doctor's hospital in oakland. when the deputy opened the door, hoskins ran into the neighborhood at 14th avenue and 30th street and hasn'taffeta been seen since. >> in sonoma county sheriff's deputies identified the man found dead friday at a garbage transfer center. workers found the body of 30- year-old luis gomez-diaz at the facility on petaluma boulevard south. they say gomez-diazs with a transient and may have died elsewhere and arrived at supporter on a truck. there is no word yet on a cause
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of death. hundreds of people at the memorial for a local teenager and the pleg that was made to prevent another tragedy. violence at a southern california movie theater. what prompted police in san diego to shoot and critically injure a man this afternoon. >> it's never too late, but it's too late for this guy here. >> a violent feud erupts in one bay area city and why police say four shootings hours apart are all connected.
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. a san diego police officer today shot and critically wounded a man inside a movie theater. it happened about 3:50 this afternoon. according to reports the man was chasing his girlfriend through a nearby parking lot with a handgun before running into theater in the carmel mountain neighborhood there. is no word on the man's condition. the girdle was not injured. oakland police say four deadly shootings in the city all just hours apart are linked and result of a feud between several groups. ktvu's jade hernandez is live at oakland police headquarters where police told her how they are dealing with the violence. >> reporter: oakland police want the retaliatory crime to stop and put all additional resources on finding the shooters responsible for these bold, mainly daytime attacks. the candles burn for one of the
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man found along 17th tv the afternoon shooting happened moms before this woman picked her daughter up at school. >> he was on the floor. i just saw that and kept working. >> reporter: the first shooting happened at 2:00 in the afternoon. six hours later, police responded for the 4th and final homicide of the night. that is where a group held hands and prayed near crime tape. today police are linking all four killings, blaming ongoing feuds between groups. members had a message for men between the ages of 13 and 30. they should look at this and know no bullet has a name on it. >> reporter: akil truso says the victims and the four homicides on friday all male, found bleeding and dying or already dead. >> there is too much violence going on. friends killing friends and my friends are dying. >> reporter: in the glenview neighborhood we caught this neighbor in her front yard before the sun went down. she doesn't live far from
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diamond park where police found one of the shooting victims. >> no shots were heard. i was home all afternoon. >> reporter: with more than four decades' of experience here, there isn't much that catches her off- guard, even the woman mogged here outside of her home this afternoon. >> 15 years ago there were drugs and stuff, but it's all cleared up. >> reporter: she says violence prevention comes with community involvement, which in the past cleaned up this park. three of the four men have been identify as 30-year-old former oakland resident and two others. reporting live in oakland, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. police in san josi today said they have arrested the 8th and final suspect in the beating death of a 14-year-old boy. they say herberta reyes was
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fealtly beaten at roosevelt park. investigators say 31-year-old joe chavarria was taken into custody and they say he along with seven others kicked reyes and his brother on the basketball court. reyes' brother survived. at a meeting was held in vallejo to improve relations between residents and police. a moderator from the department of justice led today's meeting at the baptist church in the same neighborhood where a man was shot to death by officers while sitting in a car. vallejo's new police chief hopes to open a dialogue with residents. >> i think historically in law enforcement we have going into communities without doing a good job of listening. this is a great opportunity to listen and respond and make changes if they are necessary. >> there were ten officer- involved shooting in vallejo last year, six of them fatality. fairfield police say they made two arrests after a resident interrupted a home
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burglary. authorities say a woman arrived to find two strangers inside her home in the 1800 block of clay street. the two suspects took off on foot, but police arrested. this a short time later the. investigators say the pair are known gang members. aaron swartz one time stanford student was considered an internet prodi didgy at 14 years old codeveloped the widely-used internet code rss. years later he faced legal problems. swartz was set to go on trial next month on charges that he stole millions of documents from the massachusetts institute of technology. the pilot of a small plane walked away unhurt from a hard
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landing at a peninsula airport. san mateo officials say the plane landed at san carlos airport without its landing gear down. the 56-year-old pilot was flying from san luis obispo to san carlos. the airport closed briefly while crews moved the plane off the runway. now to petaluma, where a memorial service was held for a young woman who was found in the snow near lake tahoe after going missing during a new year's eve celebration. ktvu's allie rasmus was at the memorial for alyssa byrne and tells us about the new safety campaign launched in her memory. >> reporter: the family of alyssa bryne said goodbye. the group outside was just a fraction of the hundreds who met at the high school for alyssa's memorial. many wearing pink, her favorite color. >> i are remember those piercing blue eyes and that radiant smile and the fact she was 1 so miles per hour, but
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she loved 110 miles per hours. >> engage, adventurous and feisty and family and friends she has was an avid athlete. the teen wasn't missing after attending a concert at lake tahoe. her body was found in the snow, near the route she would have walked to get back to her hotel. >> the lights up there, was something she wasn't prepared for. it was freezing cold and she took the wrong turn. >> reporter: an autopsy showed no signs of foul play. toxicology tests are still pending. >> this could have been prevented if someone was with her. >> reporter: alyssas a death inspired friends to launch a safety campaign. >> no matter what you don't leave anywhere in an unfamiliar place without someone with you. >> reporter: classmates left with the pledge to always use the buddy system. >> instead of having memorials like this for one of our children that we lose, let's talk about it before it happens and get the information out. >> reporter:
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with the goal of preventing another tragedy. in petaluma, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. 49er fever is heating up. >> yep. that our coverage of the niner's big game continues with local fans still basking in the glory of tonight's win. returning to the costa concordia shipwreck in italy ahead of tomorrow's event. . the bay area still locked in a very chilly weather pattern. coming up, when the cold snap will come to a end and if we have rain chances in the five- day forecast?
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. a day after meeting with afghan president hamid karzai, president obama said u.s. troops will be coming home ahead of schedule and that america's war in afghanistan will be wrapped up in 2014. >> this week we agreed that this spring, afghan forces will take the lead for security across the entire country. and our troops will shift to a
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support role. in the coming months, i will announce the next phase our draw-down and by the end of next year, america's war in afghanistan will be over. >> mr. obama praised the half million americans who have served in afghanistan, and acknowledged the 2000 military and civilian personnel who have lost their lives in the eleven years' of war. in other news of the world, in mali, french troop as recoveried to support government's effort to retake the northern part of the country from groups linked to al-qaida. this video was shot yesterday as french soldiers prepared to to deploy from chad. they were there to stop the creation of a "terrorist state at the doorstep of france and europe." in syria, government troops reported to make advancements in retaking a suburb of damascus after two months' of heavy fighting. that comes a day after militants took a airstrip in
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western syria. there are reports that more than 60,000 people have been killed in syria since fighting started in march of 011. in saudi arabia the king has granted women 30 seats on the nation's top advisory council. most is seen as a positive step for women's' rights. women in saudi arabia must have permission from before traveling, getting married or even going to a hospital. king abdullah says those chosen for the advisory council must wear veils and be committed to strict islamic principles. supervise relatives and victims of the costa concordia cruise ship crash arrived on the italian island of giglio to mark the anniversary of the shipwreck. 32 people died after the cruise ship hit submerged rocks offshore. meanwhile italian officials say the salvage operation is behind schedule and way over budget.
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plans call for removing the cruise ship with costs over $400 million. tonight we take a look at key equipment that researchers are looking at and it it's not a football helmet. and lance armstrong expected to make a major confection in an interview next week. who he will be talking to and what is he expected to say? a live picture of san francisco's city hall all aglow, bathed in gold and red. our coverage of the 49ers victory continues when we come back. welcome se my lcret
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. you can see signs of 49er fever all over san francisco tonight. here is a live look at embarcadero center where all four centers are outlined in
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red and gold lighting of officials flipped the switch last night. the plan is to keep the lights on every night until the niner's postseason run is over and that 49er fever was burning red-hot in front of big screens all over the bay area, especially at the neighborhood sportsbar. ktvu's john sasaki is with fans at kezar pub. >> reporter: how is it going, john. >> reporter: this is kezar pub in san francisco, and dozens of fans are still celebrating the big win tonight. you can imagine that 49er legends and fans here earlier went nuts as the 49ers finished off the packers. >> you can't even make it through the bar. i got to enjoy the game with all of my friends. it was nothing, but the good taste of victory. >> let's go niners! >> reporter: the hundreds of fans here cheered enthusiastically and often during the first half as
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the home team wracked up 21 points. >> it's epic. this is green bay-niners match- up again and it brings back memories of all the times that they played throughout the years and we're going to do it again. >> reporter: this game had fans on edge because it was against the green bay packers and former super bowl mvp aaron rodgerss. it's very nerve-wracking. it's kaepernick, of course. he is too young. i would rather have alex, but that is my opinion. [ laughter ] >> reporter: just as you would hear the crowd at game chanting this group was trying to motivate their team from a distance. >> niners, baby! >> reporter: it seemed like 49er fans everywhere were enjoying the day. we saw team colors all over san francisco. >> i just love the team and everything too. i have been a fan since i was little watching the 49ers. >> everybody looks happy. everybody was ready. >> reporter: you can be assured that the
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people who packed this place tonight will be back here again next sunday to see the niners take on the seahawks or falcons in the nfc championship game. live in san francisco, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. still going strong out there. for more on today's game, you can go to and click on the nfl playoffs. that is where you will find the game's slide show. researcherses at stanford are trying to unravel the mystery of concussions suffered on the football field. as john fowler reports tonight, the hope is to develop technology to better protect athletes of all ages and all levels. >> reporter: just how violent, how risky is this? this is stanford's rose bowl win new year's day. cardinal players wear high-tech motion and impact-sensing mouth guards, a pioneering step towards solving the mystery of concussions. >> i hope it's a game changer. i have said to myself i won't allow my kids to play the sport
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of football until there is an answer. >> reporter: stanford researchers compared two years' of mouth guard data to video like this, discovering exactly the direction and energy on hilts on helmets. yet brain injuries remain unpredictable. >> we don't really understand precisely when an injury happens and what will be the threshold. >> reporter: researchers measured one game hit at an astonishing 184gs like straight into a wall at 130 miles per hour. but head rotation, which they also measure, may be just as important. >> your brain essentially starts sloshing around in your skull and lead to shearing motion and we think that that might be part of the injury. >> reporter: and it's in the just helmet-to- helmet. this brutal histto the chest in the 49ers-seahawks game caused delaney walker's concussion. they say the technology was offered to nfl, but the league
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turned it down. this week doctors revealed that junior seau committed suicide after he suffered damage from repeated blows, including pop warner. watch this. maybe tens of thousands ever hits to the head, seemingly light please pare cumulative. >> these low-level impacts that occur over time that we could measure we could say put you at-risk for developing symptoms. >> reporter: once symptoms develop there is little treatment and researchers discovered that one hit that is not a problem for one player may cause injury to another. >> it's not black or white or gray. >> reporter: hits are getting harder and harder. >> all of my close friends and colleagues, you know, they put their life on the line, literally speaking every saturday. >> reporter:
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researchers say they hope to predict the risks of any given head impact in soccer, lacrosse or other sports, not just football and they be help develop protective changes to equipment or rules. other bay area researchers say there is an individual component. about one in 20 kids has a specific gene that may increase the risk of brain damage. before young athletes take to the field, bay area doctors say each of them should have a genetic test available later this month. that can give them and their families information about which sports to play, and when to return to play after head injury. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news lance armstrong totaled the associated press he plans to answer anything winfrey asks
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honestly and candiedly. army has vehemently denied doping for years and last year was stripped of his 7 tour de france the times after the u.s. anti-doping agency found that he used steroids and blood transfusions. the treasury department says it will not menta trillion dollar coin to avoid getting around the debt ceiling. some lawyers and economists suggested a plan in which the treasury simply administered a coin worth a trillion dollars and have it deposit intoed federal reserve. that would allow continued spending in the absence of a vote to raise the debt ceiling. back in action, the nhl lockout is officially over. when the players will be hitting the ice again. it's getting colder in the bay area. how long will it last? meteorologist mark tamayo is up next with when warmer weather is expected to move in. i have evidence that proves my dad's a space alien. he speaks a weird uage. [ gargling ]
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[ gargling ] he drinks green stuff. he says he's from albuquerque. i'm not buying it. i mean, just look at him. and one more thing -- he has a spaceship. [ whirring ] the evidence doesn't lie. my dad's an alien. [ male announcer ] the highly advanced audi a6. named to car and driver's 10 best. ♪
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. well, the bay area still locked in this frigid weather pattern for the third night in a row. we're still talking about freeze warnings and frost advisory. right now a quick look at the current numbers. we're already back down to the lower 30s out towards santa rosa, fairfield, life mor, 35 degrees, san josi 39 and downtown san francisco, 46. you can see more neighbors up in the north bay out towards healdsburg, 34 and sebastopol, 32 degrees. the chill continues for your sunday morning with the overnight lows dropping back down and, in fact, tomorrow morning will be cooler than this morning. overnight lows, 24-40 degrees. and that freeze warning kicks in basically for the inland sections up in the north bay
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and down towards the santa clara valley from sunday morning 2:00 all wait until 8:00. here is a look at the projects numbers force thing tomorrow, 24 degrees in santa rosa, livermore 26 and san francisco in the upper 30s. once again you can count on some frost to scrape off the windshields first thing tomorrow. widespread 30s around the bay, maybe near the immediate coastline in the upper 30s to 40 degrees. into the afternoon hours it will still be cool, basically up into the upper 40s to the lower 50s for afternoon highs. high pressure developing offshore, but a cold one as well and this is not going to be budging over the next few days. so basically tomorrow morning into monday morning and tuesday morning, some very cold overnight lows. 20s and 30s, not too much change and once again, frost will be basically returning as we do head into monday and tuesday morning. things begin to warm up beyond
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tuesday. here is your forecast model showing you this, lots of clear skies into your sunday, 4:00 and basically into monday as well. so plenty of sunshine, if you like the clear skies and you will like the forecast coming up over the next few days. after that cold start will will be chilly and brisk into the afternoon hours and a bit breezy out there. upper 40s to lower 50s. morgan hill hat 50 and san mateo, 51 degrees. here is a look ahead, your five- day forecast with your weekend always in view. look at what happens. temperatures monday morning could be even a little bit cooler. tuesday morning still very chilly as well, but we begin to raise the overnight temperatures for wednesday and thursday. maybe a few high clouds and heather and ken, by thursday, afternoon temperatures recover back to the low to mid-60s. so there is relief in sight, but definitely want to bundle up the next few mornings. >> a lot of us don't have ice scrapers. >> use credit cards. >> that is a good trick.
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thank you, mark. a national hockey league lockout is now officially over. earlier this evening attorneys completed a memorandum of understanding marking the end of the long dispatch players and coaches are expected to be back on the ice tomorrow for six days' of practice before the start of a 48-game season set to start next saturday. >> from hockey to football, we'll have much more on the 49ers big win. >> and colin kaepernick with a huge night against the packers. sportswrap is next
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